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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:25:09 -0700 | health-news

Tyrone Thompson, Staff Reporter Established more than 150 years ago as the nation's main facility to treat persons with mental illnesses, the Bellevue Hospital in east Kingston seems to be morphing into a long-care facility for the homeless. A Gleaner...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:23:53 -0700 | political-news

OF the Child Development Agency (CDA) Advisory Board, Maxine Henry-Wilson, will head a committee set up by Youth Minister Lisa Hanna to review the operations of the six privately run children's homes in which unauthorised sexual-education material was introduced to...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:23:50 -0700 | political-news

Senate places the interest of political parties ahead of the national good. The questions by justices David Batts and Marva McDonald-Bishop came as the Constitutional Review Court began hearing the case brought by ousted Opposition Senator Arthur Williams against Jamaica...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Montego Bay :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:23:46 -0700 | political-news

Minister of Labour and Social Security Derrick Kellier has declared that the impending flexible workweek arrangement will help to stabilise family life, the breakdown of which he believes to be the cause of several problems in Jamaica today. "Right now,...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:56:43 -0700 | entertainment-news

Reggae artiste Super Beagle is gearing up to release a new album, as he hopes to build on his renewed popularity after being sampled by Grammy Award-winning rapper Kanye West for his multi-platinum selling single, Mercy. Kanye West borrowed the...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-22 00:15:05 -0700 | political-news

Orlean Brown-Earle, ask the doc Q My son's father died last month...A It would be good for your son to go to the funeral so that he could meet his cousins and other family members. Even though there was a...
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Breaking News: Usain Bolt may race until 2017
   
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Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-09-28 01:00:16 -0700 | sports-news

Jamaican sprint hero Usain Bolt said he could race until 2017 World Championships.The six-time Olympic gold medallist earlier this month said he may retire after the 2016 Rio Olympic games. He had decided to delay his retirement plan for one...
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Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-12-19 12:41:11 -0800 | disasters-news

Jamaican police should conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation into the murder of Dwayne Jones at the hands of a mob in Montego Bay, sometime between July 21 and 22, Human Rights Watch said. Jones, 16, was found dead...
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Breaking News: Out With The Old And In With The New: Reviewing The Illegality of Abortion in Jamaica
   
Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-07-03 03:30:23 -0700 | political-news

In Jamaica, the current law on abortion is contained in sections 72 and 73 of the Offences Against the Person Act. Under the Act, a pregnant mother and any doctor or other person who helps to procure an abortion is...
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Breaking News: International Reggae Day: A Virtual Experience
   
Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-07-01 07:49:12 -0700 | entertainment-news

Lovers of music everywhere can look forward to International Reggae Day on July 1, 2013. This year, the brainchild of the event, Andrea Davis has sought after a different musical experience for fans from all walks of life. Abandoning the...
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Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-06-05 18:38:35 -0700 | education-news

Many Jamaican citizens are reluctant to entertain the notion that Jamaican teachers should be exported to Africa. While many supporters of the proposition posit that this could be a creative way of boosting the island's economy there are those who...
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Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-11-14 12:33:59 -0800 | sports-news

Between his Olympic successes Usain stayed firmly in the global spotlight winning three gold medals and setting two individual world records at the 2009 IAAF World T&F Championships in Berlin, Germany. He lowered his 100m time to a staggering 9.58...
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Breaking News: New Jamaican Drink on the market
   
Posted by: canej

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-04-25 08:11:38 -0700 | business-news

Mr Cane is a new beverage on the shelves of select supermarkets. It is bottled Sugarcane Juice available in 12oz bottles in regular and with a hint of ginger flavour. The cane used is 100% Jamaican, grown by Jamaican farmers....
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Breaking News: Hurricane Sandy recovery:  What about the Caribbean?
   
Posted by: Karl Gotthardt SelectMedia

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:07 -0700 | disasters-news

Before Hurricane Sandy -- one of the most powerful storms in recent history -- made landfall on the Jersey Shore, there was total devastation in the Caribbean. While frustration is mounting in the northeast with continued power outages, fuel shortages...
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Breaking News: Coming in from the Cold – rebirth of Track and Field in Jamaica.
   
Posted by: Virgopass

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2012-08-09 16:46:37 -0700 | sports-news

Jamaican Track and Field performance on the world stage is coming in from the cold period 1976 to 2006. However, it is not at the level to be characterized as Jamaica against the rest of the World. Jamaican track athletes...
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